Project management is the discipline of planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources to achieve specific goals. The skills and methodologies of project management provide a foundation to make fact-based decisions that complete projects on time, within budget, and at the desired quality. Understanding the theory and fundamentals of project management is a prerequisite to successfully using project management software.
This course teaches the concepts of project management by providing the essential theory and skills of managing projects effectively. Key areas of project management covered include starting, planning, implementing, controlling and closing a project. You also have available to download a Project Management Toolkit consisting of standardized templates that can be used in your own projects.
You are the project manager for a engineering project. When you need to get staff from the manager of the quality department, he suggests a few test engineers with performance problems for your team.
Which is the BEST response to this situation?
David Elsner has more than 20 years of business experience and is the President of DHE Consulting, providing training, consulting, and solutions to academic, government, and private sector organizations.
David has worked with many of the world’s leading organizations across a multitude of industries, including Retail, Automotive and Finance. His specialties lie in managing projects to implement solutions, guiding business leaders to make maximum use of their data assets, and developing cost-saving strategies, all with a focus of leveraging analytics to support successful, data-driven decisions.
An experienced lecturer and trainer, David provides analytical and professional classes to a wide range of academic programs and corporate clients, including the Rotman School of Management, the Ted Rogers School of Management, and the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario. He has taught business analytics to thousands of students over the past ten years.
David’s philosophy for training, consulting, and solution building is simple: focus on what’s important and leverage the power of vision. He’s passionate about competing on analytics and getting organizations around the globe to not only understand the power of analytics, but also how critical analytics are to their survival.
David Elsner holds Bachelor degrees in material engineering and economics and an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the University of Toronto.